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Specialist Attorneys For The Games Industry

Have you invented a winning new card game, board game, video game or similar? Seeking to ensure your idea is protected through a patent? If so, IP Guardian is the industry expert you need in your corner.

IP Guardian is a leading patent law firm in Australia with decades of experience protecting its client's interests. 

Pursuing a board game, card or video game patent means you gain legal control over how it is further developed or utilised. The process to do this, however, can be lengthy and more than a little convoluted with many specific criteria to meet.  

As dedicated patent attorneys, we’re here to simplify the process and ensure game industry inventors secure the appropriate protection for their ideas. 

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Learn About Patenting a Game Idea

With our expert guidance, you can find the right protection for you. Learn whether your board game, card game or video game idea can actually be patented and if not, what other avenues of protection are available to you. 

Under Australian Intellectual Property Law, design rights or trademarking may be more suitable. 

At IP Guardian, we are here to help. We are committed to supporting Australian innovators to protect their ideas and profit from their hard work. We will help you find answers to key questions including:

  • Can you patent a game idea?
  • What are the costs involved with patenting a game such as a board game?
  • What are the limitations in patenting game ideas?
  • How to patent a game (board, card or video)?
  • How to defend against infringing behaviour?
  • and more
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Expert Patent Attorneys 

Targeted Services

We only practise trademark and patent law, keeping abreast of new developments and legal processes for securing or protecting your invention. Our specialised services are designed to give you accurate and affordable guidance with zero compromises on quality. 

Industry Expertise

Our decades of industry experience mean we have seen and heard it all. Nothing gets by us and we have the skill and knowledge needed to secure exceptional outcomes for our clients. 

We know the intricacies involved with patenting game mechanics or aspects of video games and will work tirelessly to achieve your hoped for outcome. 

Proactive Approach

We look ahead so you don't have to. All our consultations include information regarding the possibility of patenting ideas overseas, what to expect while waiting on a patent and how to protect yourself before, during and after the patent has been approved. 

Goal Oriented Advice

We want to know your goals regarding your game idea and work out the best way to help you achieve them.  Want to go global and share the fun across multiple countries? We can help to make this a reality. 

Regardless of whether you’re a backyard inventor or a seasoned innovator, we will support you to get where you want to go! 

How We Play The Patent Game

We endeavour to expedite the process of applying for and securing your patent for the most efficient and cost-effective outcome possible. We navigate every step on your behalf, reducing the risk of errors, handling challenges to your application and more. 

Accessible Advice Australia Wide 

No matter where you are in Australia our goal is to ensure you can always access the specialised legal advice you need regarding your new game development. To this end, we offer in-person and online consulting for optimal flexibility at a time and place that suits your schedule. 

To further support this, we offer fixed-fee pricing. This works to eliminate the financial barrier that so often sees inventors missing out on vital legal guidance, no bill shock and all costs are explained upfront. 

Trusted Patent Attorneys In Australia

We know the rules of the patent game. For unmatched advice from highly qualified patent attorneys, IP Guardian is the team you can trust. 

Get in touch with us today at 02 9071 0130 to arrange a complimentary 20-minute telephone or video consultation.